For Immediate Press Release Date: July 12, 2021 Contact: PHREEDcommunity@gmail.com PHREED's Community Call to Action: Rodeo - Hercules Fire District Considers Annexation to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District
Pinole, Hercules, Rodeo, El Sobrante for Equity and Diversity (*PHREED) urges residents of Rodeo and Hercules to attend a series of meetings concerning a proposal to put our local fire stations under county control. This proposal would annex Rodeo-Hercules Fire District (RHFD) into Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire). This is an issue of county versus local control over a service we count on for our lives and our property. Communication with our community about RHFD’s proposed merger has been limited. RHFD’s first of several presentations is July 15 at the RHFD Board meeting. RHFD intends to vote on this proposal on September 8. Locate meeting schedule in RHFD’s Growth Plan at https://www.rhfd.org/annexation-study/. Your voices need to be heard. Our community must not miss this opportunity! *PHREED encourages our representatives to implement equitable policies and practices.